ALLIED HEALTH

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HLT32412 CERTIFICATE III in ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANCE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance equips you with a solid understanding of how to assist with allied health programming, how to interpret basic medical terminology and how to comply with infection prevention and control policies. You will also learn the important skill of communicating effectively with both professionals and patients. 

  

This course allows you to work alongside allied health workers, implementing treatment plans and therapeutic solutions in a range of areas, including in aged and disability support, child welfare, youth or multicultural services. With such a diverse range of areas, you will have the opportunity to work across multiple areas or focus on one that you are most passionate about.

  

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, you will be qualified to work as a:

  • Community Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Podiatry Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant

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HLT43015 CERTIFICATE IV in ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANCE

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals. The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. 


The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers. 

  

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Upon successful completion of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, you will be qualified to work as a:

  • Community Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Podiatry Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant